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St. Louis Argus 1915-1926

St. Louis Argus Newspaper (1915-1926) This collection contains digitized and enhanced issues of the St. Louis Argus scanned from micro-film for the years 1915-1926. This project is sponsored in part by the University of Missouri St. Louis, State Historical Society Research Center. Questions? Requests? Currently in the process of editing/OCRing various issues. Upload dates do not reflect current progress.

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TOPIC
black newspaper 173
ymca 165
ywca 164
webster groves 122
poro college 103
naacp 81
negro league baseball 81
farmington 79
st. louis giants 79
black newspapers 63
segregation 63
meacham park 62
east st. louis 60
Webster Groves 55
YMCA 39
YWCA 39
kinloch 39
annie malone 34
lynching 33
elmwood park 32
Farmington 31
St. Louis Giants 31
booker washington theater 31
mass meeting 30
Great War 29
World War One 29
Naacp 27
ww1 26
alton 25
kirkwood 25
negro business league 25
L.C. Dyer 24
Negro League Baseball 24
wheatley branch 22
Republican Party 21
great war 21
jefferson city 21
silver grill 21
Urban League 20
Klu Klux Klan 19
colored soldiers 19
negro soldiers 19
sumner high school 19
anti-segregation 18
birth of a nation 18
madame c.j. walker 18
Poro College 17
St. Louis 17
provident hospital 17
urban league 17
East St. Louis 15
baseball 14
Anti-Lynching Bill 13
Kirkwood 13
Sumner High School 13
Ymca 13
Ywca 13
charles turpin 13
chesterfield 13
crystal city 13
klu klux klan 13
Wheatley Branch 12
jim crow 12
keystone cafe 12
knights of pythias 12
race riot 12
American Woodmen 11
Democratic Party 11
Homer G. Phillips 11
NAACP 11
People's Hospital 11
St. Charles 11
civil rights 11
federal park 11
orpheus academy 11
Fredericktown 10
National Negro Business League 10
Poplar Bluff 10
Pullman Porters 10
Tuskegee Institute 10
Woodrow Wilson 10
lynch mob 10
northern migration 10
oxford college 10
J.E. Mitchell 9
President Harding 9
President Wilson 9
jackson 9
pythian hall 9
red cross 9
segregation ordinance 9
st. charles 9
Charles Turpin 8
Fulton 8
Mayor Kiel 8
Meacham Park 8
Rev. B.G. Shaw 8
chester 8
orphan home 8
racism 8
republican party 8
simmons school 8
st. louis 8
woodrow wilson 8
Annie Malone 7
Dyer Bill 7
Marcus Garvey 7
Pine Street YMCA 7
Y.M.C.A. 7
african american newspaper 7
black soldiers 7
chicago 7
clayton 7
cuban stars 7
l.c. dyer 7
macon 7
mayor henry kiel 7
negro league 7
pine street branch 7
race riots 7
united welfare association 7
wheatley 7
Governor Hyde 6
Jefferson City 6
Leroy Bundy 6
Orphan Home 6
Pythian Hall 6
St. Louis Clarion 6
Tom Turpin 6
Y.W.C.A. 6
black press 6
draft 6
fort des moines 6
great migration 6
homer g. phillips 6
military draft 6
supreme lodge 6
A.E. Malone 5
A.W. Lloyd 5
Baseball 5
Booker Washington Theater 5
Charles A. Mills 5
Chicago 5
Coliseum 5
Hospital No. 2 5
Howard University 5
Jack Johnson 5
Kinloch 5
Knights of Pythias 5
Liberty League 5
Liberty Loan 5
Lincoln League 5
Lincoln University 5
Lynching 5
Macon 5
Madame C.J. Walker 5
Mayor Henry Kiel 5
Meachem Park 5
Rolla 5
Urban league 5
african american press 5
booker t. washington 5
boy scouts 5
budweiser 5
central parkway 5
charity carnival 5
discrimination 5
election 5
election fraud 5
garden of mirth 5
geo p. weinbrenner 5
kiel 5
lincoln institute 5
national negro business league 5
pine street 5
prejudice 5
president woodrow wilson 5
pullman porters 5
pythian 5
republican 5
slaughter system 5
Alton 4
American Legion 4
Citizen's Liberty League 4
Colored Soldiers 4
Dr. C.H. Phillips 4
Draftee List 4
Draftee list 4
Election 4
Festus 4
Garvey Movement 4
Geo L. Vaughn 4
Jackson 4
Jacksonville 4
Liberty Congress 4
Lincoln Institute 4
Mass meeting 4
Missouri Negro Republican Club 4
Missouri Republican Club 4
Negro Business League 4
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St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 5/20/1921 Interesting article featuring "word from a Klansman" posted in the editorial section giving insight to the mind behind the prejudiced organization...
Topics: klu klux klan, fire fighters, J.E. Mitchell, Governor Hyde, tarred and feathered, lynch mob, Bishop...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated 4/18/1919
Topic: black newspaper
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 7/25/1919
Topic: black newspapers
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated 3/28/1919 Editorial and Articles featured that celebrate the opening of the newly created Pine Street YMCA
Topics: black newspapers, Board of Aldermen, City Elections, Democratic Party, Republican Party, East St....
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 7/6/1917 East St. Louis Race Riot issue (Pt1)
Topics: race riot, naacp, Tom Turpin, chicago, Ferdenand L. Barnett, refugees, William H. Hoffman, east st....
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 11/21/1919 Awesome Military/Army Pictorial Section
Topics: black newspaper, Governor Gardner, Moberly Murders, President Wilson, Roosevelt Memorial...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 6/22/1917
Topics: ww1, great war, negro soldiers, colored soldiers, war department, ymca, ywca, poro college,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 6/16/1916 Needs some cleanup/brightness/contrast/blur
Topics: W. T. Scott, ymca, ywca, Democratic Convention, william jennings bryan, Pythian Monitor, St. Louis...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 5/12/1916
Topics: Negro Field Day, school segregation, H.A. Smith, ymca, ywca, "Jim Crowed", National...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 6/15/1917 Interesting issue, highlights outrage in African American community over being forced into Army by draft, whereas whites were incorporated by volunteerism.
Topics: segregation, ww1, fort des moines, negro soldiers, Tuskegee institute, negro business league,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 5/14/1915
Topics: mayor henry kiel, Woodrow Wilson, Wilsonian racial politics, verna dean clemmons, st. louis giants,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated 7/12/1917 East St. Louis Riot follow-up. Issue contains a plethora of information concerning the visit by W.E.B. DuBois, as well as his attempts to organize and strengthen the local NAACP organization, using the Race Riots as a catalyst for local community support. 1-4 articles containing references indirectly or directly relating to W.E.B DuBois
Topics: race riot, segregation, anti-segregation, theodore reoosevelt, madame c.j. walker, "The Grey...
St. Louis Argus Newspaper, issue dated: 3/12/1915
Topics: Bishop Caldwell, w. monroe trotter, automobile, A. H. Frederick, hampton institute, mass meeting,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 10/14/1921 Large article/expose in the second half of this issue condemning the St. Louis City Board of Alderman for failing to pass an anti-Klu Klux Klan statement.
Topics: black newspaper, Globe Democrat, St. Louis Cardinals, Negro league baseball, St. Louis Post...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 7/20/1917 Issue contains pertinent information concerning the prior riots in the city of East St. Louis as well as NAACP responses both from personalities such as Marcus Garvey and W.E.B. Du Bois. Issue is well structured, and quality is near perfect.
Topics: race riot, east st. louis, ymca, ywca, poro college, senator sherman, dean kelly miller, howard...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 7/27/1917
Topics: ywca, ymca, poro college, race riot, east st. louis, poro building, old folks' home, A.W. Lloyd,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 7/21/1916 Missing previous issue, July 15, 1916
Topics: mass meeting, pythian hall, naacp, waco horror, anti-lynching fund, negro soldiers, Bert Williams,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 1/21/1916
Topics: charles turpin, Joe Bright, Emma Fredericks, Florence Sewell, C.H. Turner, homer g. phillips, ymca,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 4/22/1921
Topics: governor hyde, lincoln university, naacp, anti-lynching law, peonage, orphans home, poro college,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 5/26/1916
Topics: Dr. B.G. Shaw, dentist, ymca, ywca, oxford college, Dr. G.B. Key, Booker Washington Theater,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 4/29/1921
Topics: peonage, slavery, dunbar hotel, Branch Rickey, St. Louis Cardinals, ymca, ywca, J.H. Eason,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated 12/15/1916
Topics: Frank M. Slater, ywca, ymca, poro college, segregation, marcus garvey, Dr. Bolden, standard life...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 3/9/1917
Topics: supreme lodge, ymca, ywca, poro college, wheatley branch, Frank Williams, Dr. C.H. Turner, Malone,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated 1/19/1917
Topics: segregation, civil rights, jim crow, lynching, 1917, Governor Stanley, Charles Bush, Denny Smith,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 2/23/1917
Topics: Mayor Henry Kiel, Louise Abbott, "The Unborn" movie, birth control, lynching, Supreme...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated 9/7/1917
Topics: overcrowded schools, Lincoln School, Sumner High School, ymca, ywca, fundraising, pine street,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 2/2/1917 Key Homer G. Phillips article on lower right corner of page 1, obscured due to poor quality scan, rescan and upload at a later date (10/19/12)
Topics: negro migration, Kinloch, alton, meacham park, Rev. J.H. Crooks, pullman porter, utopia hotel,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 7/21/1915
Topics: crystal city, charity carnival, poro college, poro agents, wheatley branch, ymca, ywca, webster...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 1/4/1918
Topic: black newspaper
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 4/2/1915
Topics: orphan home, Dr. C.H. Phillips Jr., Charles Turpin, B.E. Watkins, J.R. Wilson, poro college, east...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 5/6/1921
Topics: lynching, naacp, anti-lynching meeting, peonage, Charles S. Morris, ymca, ywca, garvey movement,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 8/18/1916 Needs cleanup work
Topics: industrial opportunities, Woodrow Wilson, Republican Party, Senator Tillman, Peorians, st. louis...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 11/9/1917
Topics: military draft, negro soldiers, World War 1, lynching, East St. Louis, race riot, Dr. J.E. Hurt,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 4/21/1916 Important Issue: Judge Dyer's Injunction against Segregation Ordinance
Topics: Judge D.P. Dyer, Segregation Ordinance, Injunction, L. Wilburn Messer, ymca, ywca, poro college,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 10/11/1918
Topics: black newspaper, President Wilson, World War One, Great War, Ymca, Ywca, Urban League, Black...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated 1/28/1921 Issue suffers from very light print--due in part to poor quality of film scanned, I've done my best to make it readable.
Topics: st. louis, black newspaper, memphis, gasoline explosion, A.W. Lloyd, President Taft, Negro rights,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 7/28/1916
Topics: Republican Party, naacp, Miss Freeman, Mrs. E. Gamble Slaughter, Slaughter System, poro college,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 2/18/1916
Topics: segregation law, contributions to segregation law, united welfare association, st. paul revival,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated 2/18/1921 Issue has some issues relating to clarity of print due to the poor quality of scanning material. I have done my best to make reading as easy as possible.
Topics: Walthall M. Moore, education, Calvin Coolidge, lynch mobs, William H. Dorsey, disenfranchisement,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 5/25/1917
Topics: race riot, segregation, jim crow, southern, lynch mob, mob law, ymca, ywca, poro college, wheatley...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 11/3/1916
Topics: election of 1916, woodrow wilson, republican party, democratic party, lynching, Charles Turpin,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 6/27/1919
Topic: black newspapers
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 10/22/1915
Topics: segregation, civil rights, ymca, ywca, poro college, annie malone, baptist convention, Methodist...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 4/2/1920
Topics: black newspaper, lily white party, Dr. L. K. Williams, Mass meeting, ywca campaign, ymca campaign,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 8/27/1915
Topics: 1917 Republican convention, knights of pythias, mosiacs, william h. fields, crystal city, poro...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 3/11/1921
Topics: Phillip H. Brown, naacp, ymca, ywca, C.C. Carter, national negro press association, segregation...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 11/1/1918
Topics: black newspaper, YMCA, YWCA, Naacp, World War One, Great War, Poro College Grand Opening,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 8/13/1915
Topics: knights of pythias, odd fellows, zion church, charles turpin, silver grill, Dr. W. Sampson Brooks,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated 10/24/1919
Topics: black newspaper, Hospital No. 2, Poro College, Roosevelt Memorial Association, White...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 7/8/1921 Issue Headline; Governor Hyde Comes out in Support of Anti-Lynching Law
Topics: black newspapers, Governor Hyde, YWCA Conference, Carnegie Hero Award, Naacp, William Howard Taft,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 6/14/1918
Topics: black newspaper, Loyalty Demonstration, Coliseum, World War One, Great War, Draftee List, Howard...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 5/17/1918
Topics: black newspaper, Great War, World War One, negro soldiers, colored soldiers, nurses, parade, naacp,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 2/26/1915
Topics: peerless knights, a.m.e.z. church, "Rube" Foster, James W. Grant, Silver Grill, J.H....
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 6/29/1917
Topics: ymca, ywca, draft, ww1, great war, negro soldiers, naacp, poro college, Annie Malone, Y membership...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 12/23/1921
Topics: black newspaper, Christmas Edition, Second World Colored Congress, B.F. Bowles, YMCA, YWCA, Pine...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 12/6/1918 The paper makes mention on the cover of the purchase of the Osborne Plant. Fair to say at this time the paper is picking up speed and popularity.
Topics: black newspaper, YWCA, Membership Drive, Poro College, Red Cross, YMCA Boosters, Orphan's Home,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 5/18/1917
Topics: ywca, ymca, ww1, great war, colored soldiers, poro college, webster groves, farmington, meacham...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated 2/28/1919
Topics: st. louis clarion, african american newspaper, st. louis argus, Dr. Shaw, Garden of Eden,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 9/30/1921
Topics: black newspaper, Klu Klux Klan, Dr. T.J. Moppins, Veiled Prophet Parade, Negro Policemen, L.C....
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 6/17/1921
Topics: black newspaper, Tulsa Race War, Tulsa, Leo Vaughn, J.E. Mitchell, YMCA, YWCA: Urban League, Poro...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 12/8/1916
Topics: pythian hall, tenth calvary, ww1, great war, marine corps, ywca, ymca, bishop phillips, robert...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 3/15/1918
Topics: black newspaper, Segregation, WW1, Jim Crow, Democratic Party, President Wilson, Y.M.C.A., YMCA...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 2/5/1915
Topics: Keil, argus, negroes, st. louis argus, st. louis, 1915, newspaper, diaspora, civil rights, jim...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 3/2/1917
Topics: ymca, ywca, election fraud, Missouri Republican League, Republican Party, Knights of Pythias, Capt....
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 10/8/1915
Topics: missouri baptist convention, wheatley branch, ywca, ymca, birth of a nation, silver grill, keystone...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 3/30/1917
Topics: Mayor Henry Kiel, booker washington theater, comet, election, endorsements, un-americanism, ymca,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 1/15/1915
Topics: segregation, trotter, ymca, ywca, annie malone, poro college, slaughter system, st. louis giants,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 5/11/1917
Topics: conscription, ww1, great war, war department, naacp, regional naacp conference, Dr. Roy Nash, city...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 8/25/1916
Topics: yellow menace, japanese, judge waddill, segregation unconstitutional, madame c.j. walker,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 4/18/1917
Topics: ywca, ymca, poro college, fundraising, Birth of a Nation, Race baiting, anti-movies bill, Friedman...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated 11/24/1916 Needs cleanup on images/text (brightness contrast issues primarily)
Topics: judge reynolds, st. louis election, ymca, ywca, poro college, segregation, Selden P. Spencer, State...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 12/3/1915
Topics: segregation, j. milton turner, russell ownes company, harry mckoin, ymca, ywca, J.E. Moorland,...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 4/15/1921
Topics: black newspaper, segregation, lynching, klu klux klan, daughters of the confederacy, president...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 12/20/1921
Topics: black newspapers, Eugene Field School Mass Convention, Frank Slater, Republican Party, Pan African...
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 6/8/1917
Topics: race riot, east st. louis, naacp, naacp relief fund, northern factories, great migration, northern...